Quotes: random selection

Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.

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  • Tony Benn
    Tony Benn
    British Labor politician 1925-
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    It's the same each time with progress. First they ignore you, then they say you're mad, then dangerous, then there's a pause and then you can't find anyone who disagrees with you.
  • Timothy Leary
    Timothy Leary
    American psychologist and writer 1920-1996
    Timothy Leary
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    Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    I know not whether Laws be right or whether Laws be wrong; all that we know who live in goal is that the wall is strong; and that each day is like a year, a year whose days are long.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Praising what is lost makes the remembrance dear.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent.
  • Christopher Marlowe
    Christopher Marlowe
    British Dramatist, Poet 1564-1593
    Christopher Marlowe
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    O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes - our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking around.
  • Jim Morrison
    Jim Morrison
    American singer, poet and songwriter 1943-1971
    Jim Morrison
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    The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.
  • Kelly Fordyce
    Kelly Fordyce
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    Language is a wonderful thing. It can be used to express thoughts, to conceal thoughts, but more often, to replace thinking.
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